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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Coronary disease: Managing risk factors for the things that lead to coronary artery disease is first and foremost: no smoking, carry a good weight, keep blood pressure ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Great question: An angiogram is showing plaque buildup that is impacting blood flow within the lumen of the vessel but before you have that happen you can get atheros ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Calcicardiogram: The study you refer to scores calcium in vessel walls. This does not always correlate with coronary obstruction. It does imply the disease process is ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Comparison: The diameter of the narrowest part of the artery is compared to a nearby segment which is felt to be healthy. This is assuming that there is a nearby ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: It depends on how bad the blockage is. If severe it could cause actual damage, a heart attack. If less severe it could cause chest pain on exertion. I ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
Emergency: Blockage in the left main coronary artery is considered an emergency condition requiring urgent intervention by angioplasty or bypass surgery. This ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience Vascular Surgery
It could: you should discuss this with your doctor to see how severe the ischemia is and w to manage it
A male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Yes: The short answer is yes
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Endarterectomy : Endarterectomy refers to a procedure wherein a surgical plane of resection of the inner lining of a diffuse narrowed blood vessel is undertaken. This ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Usually atheroma: Usually cholesterol based but can also have calcium and fibrous material as well.Occurs when natural barrier called the endothelium is disrupted allow ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Surgical operation: This operation uses arteries and veins as bypass grafts to bring blood into the coronary arteries beyond blockages and keep the heart muscle well supp ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: No. However, disease that caused renal artery block can cause similar blocks in other blood vessels. Common causes- atherosclerotic disease due to hig ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Under collar bone: About 2/3 of the way from your breastbone to your shoulder. You can feel the pulse if you press hard.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sigal
34 years experience Cardiology
92920-LD: If angioplasty was performed, and no stent was placed, code would be 92920 LD
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
When needed: Having occlude radial artery no major problem ulnar art is there as for pain is it chest pain? Then u should be w/u for that with ur cardiologist with ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes if symptoms: From ischemia are not responsive to medical therapy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Normal variant: The arteries at the base of the brain can course in several different patterns but ultimately get the job done, that is, supply brain tissue. Your pat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Mild CAD: Mild coronary disease means mild plaque/cholesterol build up in the coronaries with causing significant impairment in flow of blood. Prevention of pro ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Carotid: Having a significant carotid lesion increases the chance of having an episode related to it. Generally we treat with anti atherosclerotic meds and asp ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Essentially yes.: A blood vessel could be either an artery or a vein. Blocked coronary vessels are, essentially always arteries, as atherosclerosis occurs in the middl ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Depends: When blood flow is sufficiently reduced by a greater than 70% blockage of an artery or arteries, to the point of permanent damage or weaknening of the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Many people walk around with significant blockages without knowledge or harm. If the person described has angina or evidence of ischemia on testing, a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: The inferior mesenteric artery brings blood to the lower bowel. If it is partially blocked, this can cause abdominal pain. If it blocks completely, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very Unlikely: While artery disease typically starts ~age 7, at age 30 closed carotid is still very unlikely. Plaque rupture ; clots produce stroke with loss of brai ... Read More
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